About BCCC


Preaching Minister

David Clark came to Boones Creek Christian in 2001 from a long-term ministry in Titusville, Florida. David graduated from Milligan College and East Tennessee State University with selected studies at Emmanuel Christian Seminary. He has a passion for preaching, families, and world missions. David is married to Jill.  Their son, Paul, is a missionary to Haiti along with his wife, Kate and daughter.  Daughter, Kelly, and her husband, James, have 2 boys and live in FL.  David's interests include photography and motorcycle excursions.


Administrative Minister

John Marr comes to Boones Creek after several years of ministry with churches in Johnson City and Las Vegas, Nevada. He has previously served in a similar role in three churches. Prior to that he ran his own business for 15 years, after five years as a hospital administrator. John is married to Yvonne and they have 2 sons and 5 grandchildren. John is thrilled to be a part of the Boones Creek family and looks forward to reaching out and ministering to the flock.


Associate Minister

Dick Morris returned to Boones Creek Christian in 2003 after duel careers in ministry and media. He graduated from Johnson University with additional selected studies at Milligan College and Emmanuel Christian Seminary. Dick volunteers support for several mission/church media needs. Most of Dick's family lives in Tennessee. His interests include media production and exploring the mountains.



Parish Nurse

Tammie Payne RN has been on staff since 2004 and is a nursing graduate from East Tennessee State University. Tammie says: "I love people and I love to help them with their physical needs. I like to be there to help integrate them through their health care needs or otherwise."She and her husband, John, enjoy their children Katie and son-in-law Josh. Tammie enjoys dinners with friends, cooking, spending time on the lake and riding in her convertible.



Children's Minister

Justin Davis joined Boones Creek Christian in 2006 after graduating from Kentucky Christian University where he studied youth and family ministries and Bible.  He is married to Amber and has 2 daughters.  Justin and an amazing volunteer staff lead creative programs (1st  through 5th grades) designed to "get kids into the Bible... and the Bible into kids."  Justin loves time with his family, sports, coaching and jogging.




Director of Preschool Ministries

Kristan Simmons joined the staff in 2010 and works tirelessly creating curriculum and coordinating talented volunteers who love working with pre-school children (nursery through Kindergarten). Kristan is degreed in education from East Tennessee State University. She is married to Ernie and has two daughters, Olivia and Sarah. Kristan enjoys reading, baking and dancing.



Ministerial Administrative Assistant



Carrie Gunning joined the staff in 2003 following careers in human resource management and administration. She and her husband, Dave, have three children: Chris, Heath, A.J and her husband, Renaldo and 6 grandchildren. Carrie enjoys reading new books and writing.







Church Secretary-Receptionist


Laurie Harvey joined Boones Creek Christian in 2001 after careers as a teacher and hospital lab tech.  She attended Johnson University and graduated from Milligan College. Laurie loves people and goes the extra mile connecting you with your needs. She enjoys her pets, traveling, gardening and friendships.